Sentinel lymph node evaluation does not improve staging accuracy in colon cancer Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Adenocarcinoma, Mucinous
  • Colorectal Neoplasms
  • Lymph Nodes
  • Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy

abstract

  • The low sensitivity and high false-negative rate of SLN evaluation does not support this technique for improving the accuracy of nodal staging for patients with colon cancer. The significance of IHC-positive SLNs remains uncertain.

publication date

  • January 2008

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1245/s10434-007-9629-8

PubMed ID

  • 17985187

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 46

end page

  • 51

volume

  • 15

number

  • 1